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The Student News Site of Mountainside High School

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The Student News Site of Mountainside High School

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The 2023 Homecoming Court Gathering at the Kingdom of Corona’s glowing lantern pier dance - Photo Courtesy of @mountainsidehs on Instagram

Tangled Homecoming ’23

Diane Jones, Staff Reporter October 25, 2023

Of the day of lights low, lanterns glowing in the night sky, met you at the entrance a river with flowers guiding you to your final destination: the dance. Along the river, a rowboat greets you in a convincing ...

Mountainside Mavs dressed in minion fashion for Mountainside spirit week!

A Trip Through Homecoming Spirit Week 2022

Alexandra Lipets, Staff Reporter October 25, 2022

Mountainside High School just had its first spirit week, in preparation for their homecoming game/dance. The goal was to get school spirit pumping! The week started off with Minion Monday. Students...

The 2022 Homecoming Court Gathered in Royal Fashion - Photo Courtesy of @mountainsidehs on instagram

Homecoming Recap 2022: A Royal Night Out

Hannah Speed, Staff Reporter October 19, 2022

Mountainside’s football team started the homecoming weekend off with a bang by winning 21-20 against Sunset High School on October 7th. The student section was a mess of neon and noise, their chants...

Editor-in-chief displayed work are with printed edition, laptop, and notebook.

The Peak Newspaper Is Now a Club, Too!

Alec Conley, Editor-in-chief October 12, 2022

No longer will you readers be forced to sit behind your screens in longing, repressing your hopes and dreams to join our lovely and ingenious publication! For (queue the trumpet noises please) there is...

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To Mask, or To Unmask?

Rebecca Maritano and Bella Williams March 14, 2022

No one expected that two years later we would still be living through a pandemic. This challenging and unexpected period has changed everyone in many different ways. Some people have become more closed...

Mav TV - 2021-2022

Mav TV – 2021-2022

MHS Broadcasting, The Pulse February 23, 2022

Wednesday, March 8, 2022 This week on Mav TV, Aidan interviews the boys basketball team, Jonny and Max present a new segment: Mav TV Pranks, and we learn more about senior Jay Keuter. Wednesday,...


Every Little Bit Helps

Bella Williams and Rebecca Maritano February 14, 2022

Every little bit helps when trying to financially prepare for college. An average college student spends about $25,000 a year just on living expenses alone, not counting tuition and other expenses that...

Viva Voca

Now, Bring Us Some Figgy Pudding

Anna Hoppenrath, Staff Reporter December 17, 2021

On Saturday, December 4th, the advanced vocal ensemble, Viva Voce, competed in The Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition. The group of eight students competed against three other teams for a grand prize...

Students eating in the lunchroom.

Student’s Perspective on In-Person School

Maddie Mitchell and Rebecca Maritano October 19, 2021

With the start of a new in-person school year comes exciting opportunities for students to socialize again and re-engage in the high school experience. School has drastically changed since COVID-19 first...

Mav TV - 2020-2021

Mav TV – 2020-2021

MHS Broadcasting May 26, 2021

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Announcement Link Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Announcements: Wednesday,...

Hybrid Learning

Hybrid Learning

Dylan Brehm and Rebecca Maritano April 18, 2021

Updated 6/9/21: Ever since the Hybrid option has been introduced, there has been a certain dichotomy in learning. Perhaps even a trichotomy. CDL learners, Hybrid students, and Teachers have had three...

MHS Sports and Covid-19 UPDATES

MHS Sports and Covid-19 UPDATES

Akira Mapp, News Reporter February 24, 2021

Updated: 2/24/2021 MHS Football has released their season schedule -- Friday, March 5 @ Beaverton 7pm Friday, March 12 @ Sunset 7pm Friday, March 19 @ Southridge 7pm Friday, March 26 @ Jesuit...

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